Monthly Archives: June 2015

Crossing the bridge from precarious to permanent – all it takes is a click.

I’ve got a permanent job. As of September this year, I’ll be a Lecturer in Education Studies. Da-dah! So, it can be done: I had my viva last August and minor corrections signed off about a fortnight later. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Is UK higher education ‘familyist’?

There’s been a lull in bloguctivity of late; normal service was interrupted by the arrival of little Sanako… The birth of our second child has brought a few questions to the fore that have been part of a set of ongoing discussions I’ve been … Continue reading

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